Organizing & Advocacy

We organize for local, state, & national policies that will make a just Virginia for all communities. We work with our communities to identify issues and solutions, design campaigns, raise our voices as a collective, and hold decision-makers accountable.

Current Organizing Campaigns

Immigrant Justice

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Health Access

Language Justice

Policy Agendas

During the General Assembly, we advocate for legislative & budgetary policies and priorities that substantially improve the lives of working-class communities, communities of color, and immigrants. Our priorities are the culmination of months of 1-on-1 conversations with Asian Americans in Virginia to channel our collective power to fight for solutions.

Miae and NAKASEC VA community members reading a chart of elected officials and priority issues
NAKASEC VA and allied organizations at the 2020 Virginia General Assembly
NAKASEC VA staff and community members making signs in support of the Home is Here march
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Get Involved

If you have any questions about our campaigns or want to know the latest actions, contact our Organizing Team Lead, Mitch Chan, at mchan@hamkaecenter.org.

If you have any questions about our policies or want to know how to help advocate for issues affecting Asian Americans in Virginia, contact our Policy & Communications Team Lead, Zowee Aquino, at zaquino@hamkaecenter.org.